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Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America

Wendy Bellion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833889
eISBN:
9781469600437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838907_Bellion
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book presents an exploration of illusionistic art in the early United States. It investigates Americans' experiences with material forms of visual deception and argues that encounters with ... More


Imitations and Originals

Wendy Bellion

in Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833889
eISBN:
9781469600437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833889.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses writing master Samuel Lewis's unusual donation to the Peale Museum. His donation comprised “Two frames of Cards, Checks and various other papers. One of the frames contain the ... More


Figures of Self-Reference: A Media Genealogy of the Trompe-l’oeil in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Still Life

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter ventures to read the trompe-l’oeil of Dutch still life paintings as a trace of the self-referentiality of the illuminated manuscript page of the late fifteenth century, which is ... More


Nature's Art

Howard Marchitello

in The Machine in the Text: Science and Literature in the Age of Shakespeare and Galileo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608058
eISBN:
9780191729492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608058.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter begins with a discussion of The Winter's Tale in which we see Shakespeare negotiating the art–nature contest in two complexly related moments. The first is Polixenes' declaration that ... More


Conclusion

Wendy Bellion

in Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833889
eISBN:
9781469600437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833889.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book concludes by discussing the possibilities and limits of discernment with a picture that cannot be seen. Charles Willson Peale's Staircase Self-Portrait, painted in 1823, marked the artist's ... More


Parrhasius’ Curtain, or, a Media Archaeology of a Metapainting

Patrick R. Crowley

in Classics and Media Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846024
eISBN:
9780191881251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846024.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter explores the media–archaeological foundations of trompe l’oeil painting in antiquity, specifically the famous contest between the Greek painters Zeuxis and Parrhasius as recounted by ... More


Love as Trompe-l'oeil: Taxonomies of Desire in Venus and Adonis

Belsey Catherine

in Shakespeare in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633012
eISBN:
9780748652235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633012.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter takes issue with the moralising interpretation of Shakespeare's Venus and Adonis that blames an ageing Venus for improper advances to a boy. The poem marks a moment when the role of love ... More


The Spectacle of Free Black Personhood

Aaron Carico

in Black Market: The Slave's Value in National Culture after 1865

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655581
eISBN:
9781469655604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655581.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the aesthetics and politics that inform modes of realism increasingly used to represent Black Americans in the late nineteenth century. Beginning with a trompe l’oeil painting ... More


THE PUZZLE OF MIMESIS

Dominic McIver Lopes

in Sight and Sensibility: Evaluating Pictures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199277346
eISBN:
9780191602641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277346.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Pictures enable us to see scenes in marked surfaces. This raises a puzzle—how can an evaluation of a picture as a vehicle for seeing-in differ from an evaluation of the scene itself? To solve the ... More


Derealized

Garrett Stewart

in Transmedium: Conceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226500874
eISBN:
9780226501062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501062.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter is focused, in its emphasis on the derealized plane of conceptual trompe l’oeil, on the painting and drawing of Paul Sietsema in his complex play with the reversible interfaces of ... More


Introduction: Realism and Deception

Jennifer Friedlander

in Real Deceptions: The Contemporary Reinvention of Realism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190676124
eISBN:
9780190676162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676124.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Drawing upon Jacques Lacan’s insight that fiction paves the way for an encounter with the truth, and Jacques Rancière’s conception of an “aesthetic politics,” this introduction explores realism’s ... More


Walling the City

Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

in Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099371
eISBN:
9789882207660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the defences and colonial architecture that were built in Macao. It is composed of walls that run from one end of Macao to the other; for example, the walls to the north run ... More


Hyperreal

Garrett Stewart

in Transmedium: Conceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226500874
eISBN:
9780226501062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501062.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Beginning with conceptual works in polymer-based 3-D printing that play between optics and objecthood, sound and shaped “volume,” this chapter then aligns the blind spot of reflected camerawork in ... More


The Realistically Deceptive, or the Deceptively Real? Ron Mueck and the Internal Illusion

Jennifer Friedlander

in Real Deceptions: The Contemporary Reinvention of Realism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190676124
eISBN:
9780190676162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676124.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the hyperrealist, yet eerily distorted, sculptural figures created by Australian artist Ron Mueck. It argues that Mueck’s use of scale to disrupt the impression of perfected ... More


The Artisanal Map, 1750–1815: Workshops and Shopkeepers from Lewis Evans to Samuel Lewis

Martin Brückner

in Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469632605
eISBN:
9781469632612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632605.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

During the colonial and revolutionary periods, American maps emerged from a medley of artisanal workshops that were steeped in the art of pictorial printmaking. Defined by the dual status of ... More


Animals in Hellenistic Royal Mosaics: Tryphē and Taxonomy in Alexandria and Pergamon

Joshua J. Thomas

in Art, Science, and the Natural World in the Ancient Mediterranean, 300 BC to AD 100

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192844897
eISBN:
9780191937255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844897.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter examines a series of sumptuous opus vermiculatum mosaics depicting animals made for royal patrons in Alexandria and Pergamon. Some of these compositions still survive: the Dog Mosaic ... More


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